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Doom 3 (2004)

Doom³ (original title)
A demonic invasion at Union Aerospace Corporation's Mars Research Facility has left only you and a handful of survivors with the chance to fight your way to safety.
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Philip L. Clarke ...
Andy Chanley ...
Jack Campbell (voice)
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S. Scott Bullock ...
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Keith Ferguson ...
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Jay Gordon ...
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Matt Prescott Morton ...
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Research Director Larry Bullman (voice)
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You, a normal marine, have just been transferred to a facility on Mars for extra security. Unknown to you, strange things have been going on. Lights constantly flicker, and people claim to have heard voices. Not to mention the constant transfers whenever somebody gets too nosey. But when you are told to find a missing scientist, you also find out what's really going on: a teleportation project, which opens a portal to Hell. Now, with the base overrun by zombies and demons, you must fight your way for survival and attempt to get help...if there's anything left of you TO help... Written by Anonymous

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3 August 2004 (USA)  »

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$14,000,000 (estimated)
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The Doom 3 engine, id Tech 4, began as an enhancement to id Tech 3. During development, it was initially just a complete rewrite of the engine's renderer, while still retaining other subsystems, such as file access, and memory management. The decision to switch from C to the C++ programming language necessitated a restructuring and rewrite of the rest of the engine; today, while id Tech 4 contains code from id Tech 3, much of it has been rewritten See more »


Mars's gravity is only 45% as strong as Earth's gravity, yet the Marine when outside of com-pressurized buildings walking on Mars's surface, is still walking on the ground as if there is no difference in strength of gravity See more »


Sarge: [as the boss Sabaoth] Your mission has always been to die, soldier!
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Featured in Troldspejlet: Episode #32.4 (2004) See more »

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DOOM 3 Gives It, and I just keep taking it...
7 August 2004 | by See all my reviews

Wow, what a game. I'm amazed. The detail is astounding, the intensity and terrifying moments are awesome, and the story is compelling. I won't comment on plot elements or anything, but the whole story background blends very well with the action. I haven't had this much fun since playing System Shock way back in about 1994.

The previous installments of Doom weren't really all that scary to me. With really only Alone In The Dark actually being scary. And although the Thief games had some intense, "scary" moments, DOOM 3 takes 'scary' to a whole new level. This game is definitely not for kids because of the extreme violence and gore, and the visuals and sounds are unnerving to say the least. But it's fun for us die-hard violent type gamers.

It does run a little slow and "chunky" in some places on my system though, even with ALL the graphics settings turned all the way down: P4 1.5GHz, 256Mb Ram, ATI Radeon 9700 Pro 128Mb. Especially when a dozen enemies jump me at once and I'm flailing away with the machine gun, but at least the game is still playable and gorgeous.

Just a note on the details in this game: everything looks fantastic. Railings, piping, jagged pieces of metal flooring, everything looks so realistic. Even the flashlight effect is creepy as hell as you make your way through a dark room or passageway and something jumps out at you. The light casts extremely realistic shadows as it passes over objects like railings and terrain, and I keep jumping at shadows constantly. DOOM 3 reminds me of Half-Life, only a lot more detailed and 10 times more frightening. I have to take a break occasionally after particularly intense moments in the game just to get settled in again. The sounds and the intense combat in this game give me the shivers.

I don't consider myself a very good FPS player, but it's playable even for me on the easiest (Recruit) setting and it didn't take long for me to get the hang of the weapons system and combat. Finally, a FPS I can play right out of the box!

What fun!!

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